Automation Technician


Galesburg, MI, US

Division: BENTELER Automotive 
Functional Area: Maintenance 
Career Level: Professional 
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00 
Required Languages: English 
Requisition ID: 11015 

Benefits: 401(k) Match || United States : 401(k) Match || United States : Dental || United States : Development || United States : Educational Assistance || United States : Flexible Work Schedules || United States : Health Savings Accounts || United States : Holidays || United States : Life & Disability || United States : Medical || United States : Training || United States : Vacation || United States : Vision || United States : Wealth Management Support 


At BENTELER, we make it possible. From promoting individual talents to international career prospects, or from generous opportunities for designing your career to personal development opportunities—at BENTELER, we always have answers to your questions about the future, based entirely on your personal needs. Diverse options that makes sure you can be anything and everything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!




Develop new and modify existing programs on controlled equipment such as robots, welders, benders, presses and lasers in addition to testing and maintaining complex electronic and electro-mechanical systems, specialized test apparatus and custom production equipment.


Primary Accountabilities



  • Develop, build and maintain electronic and electrical circuitry for electronic and electrical/electro-mechanical control devices from blueprints, schematics, logic diagrams or engineering instructions, including the ability to program and use programmable controllers.


  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic on systems. Identify faults and locate errors in electronic/electric equipment, fixtures, robot programs, welding and laser equipment and hydraulic and pneumatic controls.  Also completes preventive maintenance as required.


  • Documents equipment circuitry, preventive maintenance, procedures, weld specifications and programs.


  • Under guidance of an engineer and/or supervisor, determine/maintains proper sequence of operations on robotics, laser and automatic/semi-automatic equipment.  Provide or assist in set up, parameter development, welding equipment alignment and performance of associated equipment.


  • Rebuild and install automatic/semi-automatic MIG, TIG and resistance weld equipment.  Set up complete robotics work cells (weld/laser, etc.) automatic and semi-automatic systems in conjunction with an engineer and/or supervisor.


  • Utilize visual inspection and assistance from Quality Assurance to determine quality and consistency of welds, cuts and general operation of equipment.  Make/suggest adjustments to ensure compliance with Benteler standards.


  • Maintains 5S standards in assigned area.


  • Performs all other duties as assigned.


Your contact

Jennifer Piotrowicz 

BENTELER Human Resources

Phone: 269-665-6158 


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The BENTELER Group always has the answer. That’s because in each of our divisions and at every one of our sites, you can benefit from the size and diversity of an international corporation with around 30,000 colleagues in nearly 30 countries.

The same is true in our BENTELER Automotive division. This is where intelligent solutions for the automotive world are born—and where we, as a partner, provide answers on central topics like safety, the environment, and efficiency to nearly every major automotive manufacturer. Whether it's the body, the chassis, or the engine, we’re constantly setting new standards with the products, materials, and technologies we develop and produce. Inventiveness that makes sure you can be and become anything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


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